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Sr. No. 2
EXAMINATION OF MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER
Function: Marine Engineering at Operational Level
MARINE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE
(MOTOR)
M. E. O. CLASS IV
(Time allowed - 3 hours)
INDIA (2001)
Total Marks 100

Afternoon Paper
N.B. - (1) All questions are compulsory.
(2) All Questions Carry Equal Marks.
(4) Neatness in handwriting and clarity in expression carries weightage

1. Prepare a notice for the engine room support staff stating 10 points of caution while working in
enclosed space.
2. Sketch and describe Turbo charger end bearings of any make you know off, complete with its housing
and lubrication arrangement.
3. What is meant by combustion noise and mechanical noise. How are each generated and measured.
Give four typical values of noise measurement in different parts of the engine room.
4. Write Short notes on the following:
(A) Effect of worn out rings on oil consumption and blow by
(B) Dry liners and wet liners
(C) Thermal loading of piston.
5. Sacrificial zinc anodes are used on the saltwater side of diesel engine heat exchangers to
_____________.
(A) reduce electrolytic action on heat exchanger metals
(B) keep heat transfer surfaces shiny and clean
(C) prevent rapid accumulation of marine growth
(D) provide a protective coating on heat exchanger surfaces
Briefly Justify Your Answer
6. The fuel supply system to an automatic auxiliary boiler, will be automatically shutdown if the boiler
______________.
(A) salinity is abnormally high
(B) steam demand is too high
(C) water level is abnormally low
(D) feedwater flow is low
Briefly Justify Your Answer
7. The crankcases of many diesel engines are kept under a slight vacuum to _____________.
(A) improve fuel economy
(B) increase the air charge velocity
(C) reduce the risk of explosion
(D) all of the above
Briefly Justify Your Answer

8. The rate of cylinder lubricating oil metered to each


cylinder of a large, low-speed, main
propulsion diesel engine is ______________.
(A) the same, whether at sea, or during maneuvering
(B) adjusted during each hour of operation while at
constant RPM
(C) higher at sea than while maneuvering
(D) lower at sea than while maneuvering
Briefly Justify Your Answer
9. On a medium-speed main propulsion diesel engine, the crankpin or crank journal bearings receive
lubricating oil from _____________.
(A) a spindle lubricator
(B) an oil jet
(C) internal splashing
(D) drilled passages in the crankshaft
Briefly Justify Your Answer
10. Fins are installed on the generating tube surfaces in waste heat boilers to ____________.
(A) prevent soot fires in the exhaust system
(B) prevent exhaust gas erosion of the tubes
(C) increase the velocity of exhaust gas flow
(D) increase the rate of heat transfer
Briefly Justify Your Answer
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95MEKM-4
Sr. No. 2
EXAMINATION OF MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER
Function: Marine Engineering at Operational Level
MARINE ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE
(MOTOR)
M. E. O. CLASS IV
(Time allowed - 3 hours)
INDIA (2001)
Total Marks 100

Afternoon Paper
N.B. - (1) All questions are compulsory.
(2) All Questions Carry Equal Marks.
(3) Neatness in handwriting and clarity in expression carries weightage

ANSWERS
Part B
Answers for Question No. 5

Correct Answer : A

Answers for Question No. 6

Correct Answer : C

Answers for Question No. 7

Correct Answer : C

Answers for Question No. 8

Correct Answer : C

Answers for Question No. 9

Correct Answer : D

Answers for Question No. 10

Correct Answer : D